Tag Archives: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #142: “Life’s a Holiday on Primrose Lane” ~

Primroses bring delightful color and light to my rock garden in late winter on through the summer. Heading them and fertilizing, keeps their cheery faces blooming. Inexpensive and sold as annuals at local grocery and hardware stores, I add to … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #141: Geometry ~

Maybe it’s because spring is all around me, or perhaps it’s that I’ve always enjoyed the softness of spheres relative to angles, either way, today my LAPC focus is on circular shapes in nature. Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #139: Special Moments ~

This week, in response to Tina’s challenge to feature “moments that take your breath away,” I’ve selected five photos taken over the past five years on the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington State, USA. Each one was a gift from … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #138: Natural Light ~

Looking out from the western edge of the North American Continent with the Pacific Ocean on the horizon, the sky often is filled with fantastical clouds. Sunlight reflecting on them or rays of sun streaking through them create lovely suffusions … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 137: Soft ~

“Softly, as in a morning sunrise… The light of love comes stealingInto a newborn day” Abbey Lincoln “Soft as a whisper in the wind” Lindy Low Le Coq “Soft as the silky-velvet of Beagle ears.” Lindy Low Le Coq Wishing … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #136: Theme on the Letter S ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #135: A Glimpse into My World ~

A Tale of Four Seasons in Two Places Spring: In my world, spring is the first season of the year. It is a time of renewal, light returning, life lifting and shifting, new birth and hope. In Long Beach, spring … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Which is the original? ~ Which do you like better? ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate onward. Mask-up and stay safe.🐾 https://travelsandtrifles.wordpress.com/2021/02/06/lens-artists-challenge-134-from-forgettable-to-favorite/

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 133: My Photography Journey ~

Growing up I was influenced by my Grandfather Twitchell, who absolutely loved Polaroid cameras (immediate gratification!), and my Dad, who studied lenses and used light meters to take photos when he was hunting on horseback in the Cascade and Blue … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #132: Striped and Checked ~

Once again, I am late responding to last week’s challenge. My only excuse is an emergency that kept me away from my regular routine. No one is sick, just a problem with security systems at our home that required maintenance. … Continue reading

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